TTM4180 - Applied Networking


New from the academic year 2015/2016

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Work 30/100
Written examination 70/100 4 hours C

Course content

Two main parts: 1) how to utilize a communication infrastructure and 2) how to design and implement a communication infrastructure. Part 1 content: Socket programming over different services such as unreliable, reliable and multicast. Part 2 content: User requirements, Business models, Interchange agreements, BGP, BGP as an information carrier, MPLS, possible QoS deployment, and application of SDN (Software Defined Networking).

Learning outcome

A. Knowledge:
- To get a profound understanding of concepts and principles used when concatenating individual ISP into a system with end to end connectivity
- To get a profound understanding of dependency between business plan and implementation of network functionality
- To get a basic understanding of interdomain routing protocol BGP
- To get a basic understanding of how BGP is used as a signalling/ information distributor
- To get a basic understanding of routing services
- To get a profound understanding of the programming interface to communication services
- To get a basic understanding of Software Defined Networking (SDN)

B. Skills:
- To be able to communicate, reason and creatively think about internet ecosystem providing basic communication services in Internet
- To be able to design and implement IP communication services for different environments
- To be able to create, code and debug a simple network control program

Learning methods and activities

The teaching method will consist of a blend of
lectures, exercises and multiple compulsory practical assignment.
Portfolio assessment is the basis for the grade in the course. The portfolio includes up to 6 deliveries which together count 30% and a written final exam which counts 70%. The results for the parts are given in %-scores. The entire portfolio is assigned a letter grade.
If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.
One must complete a mandatory project and have a passing score in the deliveries to the portfolio evaluation in order to qualify for the final exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Work
  • Assignment

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Will be announced at the beginning of the semester.


Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Work 30/100
Summer KONT Work 30/100
Autumn ORD Written examination 70/100 C 2015-12-05 09:00 E4 , R D1-185 Datasal
Summer KONT Oral examination 70/100
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.